The minimum length of Khutba
The minimum length of Khutba

Book:

The Book of Prayer - كتاب الصلاة.

Chapter:

Friday Congregational Prayers

Section:Elements of Jumu'ah
Topic/Issue:1622 - The minimum length of Khutba --
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Shafi'iPermitted minimum requirement of a sermon is that it should be in two parts during which the speaker (imam) should be standing and that they should be separated by a short interval for sitting, and that at the beginning of each part he should pronounce words praising Allah (al- Hamd), pray for the Prophet and preach piety. He should also recite a passage from the Qur'an in the first part of tThey maintained that the permitted length is the minimum to which the technical meaning applies stipulated that it should include words that were regularly included in the sermons of the Prophet (God's peace and blessings be upon him), that is, not just occasional words.
Imam MalikSitting down (between the two parts of the sermon) is not a condition for the khutbaThey attributed to sitting the ordinary meaning of being a rest for the khatib
Tags :Worship, Salah, Prayer, Congregation, Friday, Jumu'a
See Also:Obligation of Jum'ah and the Person On Whom It's Obligatory
Minimum number in the congregation
Elements of Jumu'a
Khutba is Condition?
Silience during the Khutba
Praying during the Khutba
What to recite during Friday Prayer
References:1[pg:179-180]
Last Updated:2011-04-23

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